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# MasterCard

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Use of digital payment technologies such as QR codes, cryptocu...

The adoption of new payment technologies such as QR codes, cryptocurrencies and biometrics is on the rise in Asia-Pacific as a result of the pandemic, according to a Mastercard survey. More than 90 per cent of respondents across the region indica...


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Mastercard seeks role as bridge to facilitate cross-border use...

Central bank digital currencies such as that being piloted by Beijing could be circulated outside their home countries and converted into foreign currencies via a card clearing network acting as the conversion agent, according to Mastercard.The ca...


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Mastercard announces an investment and a partnership in Black-...

Mastercard announced a multimillion dollar investment in the venture capital Fearless Fund and a debit card partnership with new fintech firm Greenwo...


Mastercard is acquiring identity verification company Ekata fo...

As online identity management grows in importance, Mastercard swooped in this morning and bought identity verification company Ekata for $850 million. Mastercard certainly sees the rapid digital transformation that is happening in online commerce,...


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Mastercard, RBL Bank Partner To Offer Mobile-Based Payment Sol...

Mastercard and RBL bank announced a partnership on Thursday, April 15, to launch a mobile-based consumer-friendly payment solution - the Pay by Bank ...


ConsenSys raises $65M from JP Morgan, Mastercard, UBS to build...

ConsenSys, a key player in crypto and a major proponent of the Ethereum blockchain, has raised a $65 million funding round from J.P. Morgan, Mastercard, and UBS AG, as well as major blockchain companies Protocol Labs, the Maker Foundation, Fenbush...


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British fintech start-up TrueLayer raises $70 million to take ...

TrueLayer lets fintech apps like Revolut and Freetrade connect with customers' bank accounts using technology known as AP...


News  »  Technology  /  Asia

Ex-Mastercard exec’s startup lands six-figure funding from Y C...

Funds raised will be used to increase hiring for Friz's engineering and marketing teams and expand into newer markets such as the Philippines and Thaila...


Airtel Africa receives additional $100M for its mobile money b...

Two weeks ago, TPG’s Rise Fund invested $200 million in Airtel Mobile Commerce BV (AMC BV) — the mobile money business of London-listed telecom Airtel Africa. After closing the deal, the Bharti Airtel subsidiary noted that it was still...


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Mastercard to invest US$100 million in Airtel Africa's mobile ...

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Mastercard Inc will invest US$100 million in Airtel Africa's mobile money operations valuing the business at US$2.65 billion, the London-listed company said on Thursd...


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Mastercard fined £31.5m for pre-paid card breaches

Five payments firms are accused of running a cartel to reduce competition in the market for pre-paid car...


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Mastercard, rivals 'ran cartel' on cards for the vulnerable, U...

Mastercard is among five companies which broke the law for cartel behaviour when offering pre-paid cards to vulnerable members of society, Britain's Payment Systems Regulator said on Wednesd...


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Mastercard battles to limit scope of US$19 billion UK class ac...

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LONDON :Mastercard, a global payment processor, is battling attempts to add about 14 million deceased people to a 14 billion pound-plus (US$19.3 billion) British class action in an effort to limit the scope of the historic ca...


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Mastercard fights bid to add 14 million dead customers to UK c...

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Mastercard, a global payment processor, is battling attempts to add about 14 million deceased people to a 14 billion pound (US$19.3 billion) British class action in an effort to limit the scope of the historic ca...


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Mastercard battles return of US$19 billion UK class action

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A specialist London court will this week re-consider allowing an historic 14 billion pound (US$19 billion) class action against Mastercard to proceed, which could entitle adults in Britain to about 300 pounds each if successf...


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Mastercard links executive bonuses to environmental, social an...

Mastercard will link bonuses for its senior executives to environmental, social and corporate-governance initiatives, Chief Executive Officer Michael Miebach said in a note on the payment processor's website on Wednesd...


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Mastercard to delay card fee hikes until April next year

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Mastercard Inc has postponed plans for changes in interchange fee until April next year, the payments processor said in an emailed statement on Tuesd...